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Proposal:White tie gala for Wikipedia

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White tie gala for English Wikipedia at Waldorf-Astoria to celebrate their 4,000,000th article (when the time comes).


A white tie gala at Waldorf-Astoria in New York City to celebrate English Wikipedia's 4,000,000th article.


This would help to make English language Wikipedians appreciate the grandeur of their English Wikipedia. It would also be a social occasion marked with cocktail food and wine.

Key Questions

  • How many people can fit into the Waldorf-Astoria?
  • How many of these Wikipedians can afford the formal wear and transportation to New York City?
  • How many English language Wikipedia will be willing to go?
  • Will the Wikimedia Foundation provide the transportation or will people have to use their own?

Potential Costs

  • Airfare
  • Taxi costs
  • Event planner
  • Rental fees
  • Formal wear
  • Food and drink


Community Discussion

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